What happens when a man has more cash than he can ever spend and no rules on how to spend it? Stewart Rahr’s answer: an unhinged, hedonistic bender, filled with girls, guns, sex tapes–and a lesson in whether money really can buy happiness.
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Maybe BHP Billiton's $20B Fracking Bet Wasn't A Blunder After All
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Good news: we're already halfway to meeting the carbon reductions.
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Running on diesel, the islands suffer some of the highest energy costs in the world. The Virgin billionaire intends to change that.
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